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Holistic Approaches for Impact Assessment in Urban Environmental Management

  • Toshiya Aramaki
Part of the cSUR-UT Series: Library for Sustainable Urban Regeneration book series (LSUR, volume 1)

Abstract

In order to create a better urban environment, various measures which aim to reduce environmental burdens and mitigate specific environmental impacts should be conducted. However these measures often shift environmental burdens to other areas or other fields, or create new burdens to the environment. Therefore, we need to grasp various environmental impacts which may be caused by these measures holistically, and choose appropriate measures for sustainable management of the urban environment. This chapter introduces several tools and approaches for a holistic assessment of the environmental impact of urban environmental management.

Keywords

Life Cycle Assessment Municipal Solid Waste Global Warming Potential Life Cycle Impact Assessment Source Separation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Toshiya Aramaki
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  1. 1.Department of Urban EngineeringThe University of TokyoTokyoJapan

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